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10 Reasons To Add Malta To Your Bucket List

Malta is the gem of the Mediterranean Sea. This beautiful island country boasts balmy weather, azure waters and a vibrant culture unlike anywhere …

5 ways you could be sabotaging your chances of getting rich

Getting rich has more to do with mindset than you may realize. "The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, …

New AI can work out whether you're gay or straight from a photograph

An algorithm deduced the sexuality of people on a dating site with up to 91% accuracy, raising tricky ethical questions<p>Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research that suggests machines can have …

Stanford University

3D Printing Skin Is Real: Here's What You Need to Know

NBD if you had to read that twice. But it’s true: Scientists at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed a bioprinter that prints real, human flesh. While this sounds like it could be a freaky prequel to <i>Silence of the Lambs</i>, it’s actually a game-changer in the skin-care world, and we …

Incredible Night Landscape Photography by Andre Brandt

<b>Andre Brandt</b> is a Finish Carpenter by trade and also a hobby photographer currently lives and works in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada. Andre shoots mainly …

Photography

Make Scones, Stay Inside, Remain Cozy

If you know anything about British or Irish cuisine, you’ll know they have at least 40 baked goods that are technically scones, but with many …

Breakfast

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

6 Steps to Achieving Hygge, the Danish Art of Contentment and Comfort

If you’ve ever sat in an Arne Jacobsen egg chair, been beguiled by the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen, or enjoyed a piping hot <i>aebleskiver</i> at a county fair, you’ve had a taste of Danish culture. But Denmark’s latest export is less easily defined: Most closely aligned with the idea of …

Hygge

Look at These Monumental Waves Captured by Nature Photographer Warren Keelan

Australian nature photographer Warren Keelan lives on the South Coast of New South Wales and has always been fascinated by the ocean and its …

Does an Octopus Have an Inner Life?

Octopuses—those rascally, shape-shifting, skin-changing, critters of the sea—are, like all forms of life, unique. Watch them—as they scamper across …

Andrea Park Survived a Traumatic Brain Injury—And Discovered a New Kind of Normal

On August 3, 2014, I woke up in a hospital bed somewhere in San Francisco with a catheter and tubes snaking down my throat and up my nose.<p>I looked at my hands and noticed an IV stuck in my left forearm. The left side of my head throbbed in pain. As I attempted to sit up and understand where I was, …

What’s Still Missing From The AI Revolution

AI is full of promise–and potential dangers. Five key challenges lie ahead, according to IBM Watson’s former general manager.<p>Artificial intelligence is a young field full of nearly unlimited potential that remains largely misunderstood by most people. We’ve come a long way since Watson won Jeopardy …

Top 10 Activities Along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Travel<p>Ten great ways to get out and explore along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.<p>Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, a 1,500-mile touring route along the rugged western coastline, offers far more than stunning scenery. We present ten great ways to get out on the water, ride horses on the beach, spot whales, …

Grub's up… BBC wildlife producers on the weirdest food they've eaten

Photograph: Rachel Kinley<p>Rachel Kinley pictured in West Papua with a Korowai tribe member.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/28/1430220483809/ce96147c-7a1e-44ff-8749-416df1a208a6-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Rachel Kinley<p>Rachel Kinley pictured in West Papua …

National Parks

Forest of Dean: a family cabin deep in the woods

Ferdie, aged three, is putting his foot down. “Trees,” he says, his bright blue eyes narrowing, “are boring.” This is a problem, for the simple reason that we are in the Forest of Dean. Really in it. Not staying nearby, or based in a hotel close to a footpath that leads into the forest, but among …

What Causes the Sun's Magnetic Field Flip?

If you're confused about the sun's impending magnetic field flip, don't feel bad — scientists don't fully understand it, either.<p>The sun's magnetic …

Edward Snowden: NSA whistleblower answers reader questions

5.43pm BST<p><b>Final question from Glenn Greenwald:</b><p>Anything else you’d like to add?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>Thanks to everyone for their support, and remember that just …

What does Prism tell us about privacy protection?

<b>Both international governments and the world's biggest tech companies are in crisis following the leaking of documents that suggest the US government was able to access detailed records of individual smartphone and internet activity, via a scheme called Prism.</b><p>Ed Snowden, a 29-year-old former …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

June 2013

Carrying home the evolutionary advantage

A GENTLE pat on the back and a short walk can put a crying baby to sleep. Four-legged newborns, too, calm down when their mothers hold them by the …